In many parts of the world, October is the month for Home Security Awareness, as well as Cyber Security Awareness. However, it does not mean it is the only time of the year to be vigilant. Criminals are everywhere and will take advantage of your home’s vulnerability when given a chance. Therefore, you should always be ready, whether you are at home or you will be away for weeks.

Your home is where you sleep and wake up, host parties, spend time with your family, or just relax. It is a special place, and Diamond Lock and Security want to help you keep it that way.

This is where home security systems benefit you. They create a safe environment for your home, so everything you care about will be protected. From your house to your belongings to your family, security systems are a must in Australia.

Unfortunately, having a security system is not as easy as it seems. You have to take time (and definitely money) to have a reliable system. You have to research the best products out there that will fit your budget and your needs.

Your security goes beyond these products, however. Home security systems can alert you in case there is an intruder. They also tell you if an accident or a breach took place. However, you should also be cautious about other tasks.

Home safety includes baby and child-proofing your home, storing chemicals properly, and concealing valuable items from view.

  • Are you going out of town for the weekend?
  • How will you keep your home safe and secure?
  • Do you need a safe?
  • What are the things to look for when purchasing one?

Make sure you explore our blog to get the useful tips that you can apply in real life.

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7 Reasons You Will Need to Call an After-Hours Locksmith

Have you ever experienced standing in front of your home’s locked door only to find that you don’t have your keys with you? It’s nothing to be embarrassed about, as this scenario happens to several people on almost a daily basis. This problem is easy to resolve during regular hours. But what can you do when locksmithing businesses are already closed, or it’s in the middle of the night? Here’s where an after-hours locksmith can help.

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What You Can Do to Prevent a Break-In

When deadbolts were introduced in the 1960s, burglaries saw a quick descent in numbers for the next 10 years or so. Today, many Australian homes have installed electronic security systems, together with superior locks, to help keep their dwellings safe. But despite this, almost 240,000 households experienced a break-in, and more than 448,000 had their property damaged maliciously in 2019-20 alone.

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6 Ways to Automate Your Home Security System

Smart homes are appealing to those who want a futuristic home experience. And let’s face it; who doesn’t want to have an intelligent place to live in where one feels safe and secure? A simple voice command can allow you to access and take control of your house without being physically present. Sensor-powered security systems can respond to your needs. You can communicate with your home using your smartphone and other devices.

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Everything You Need to Know About Safes

We have seen these interesting safes in movies, tucked behind a family portrait with life-changing papers and money. But do these kinds of safes exist? Yes, they do. The whole premise of wall safes is for them to be concealed and installed within a wall. The safe can be behind items, such as furniture, sculpture, mirror, and pictures. The objective is to make sure that the home safe does not attract any attention.

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Key Cutting Facts That You Should Know

Key cutting is an art, but many homeowners try to do the task on their own. It is not entirely difficult when you have the proper tools, knowledge, and determination. Once the bits are assembled, you should just ensure that you can make precise grinding – and perhaps even good eyesight. In reality, DIY key […]

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A Complete Guide to Broken Keys

Believe it or not, broken keys are a common occurrence. So if your keys always break for some reason, you can take comfort in the fact that you are not the only one with this problem. Locksmiths get a call at least once a day because of a broken key. Read more

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Home Security – What You Don’t Know Can Cost You

Whether it is a sizeable house or a modest apartment, everyone wants to feel safe and secure in their own home. We also want to know our loved ones and material goods are safe as well. Everyone has the right to feel safe in their place of residence. In this article, we cover some easy […]

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How to Reinforce Home Security after a Burglary

Just like any other country, numerous crimes take place in Australia, including home burglary. The good news is that the recorded number of burglaries is at a nine-year low in 2018. Unfortunately, it is not something to rejoice about. Burglars are still everywhere, and you could be one of their victims. Burglaries are devastating, especially […]

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